June 05, 2020
Tariffs and Digital Technology in Modi’s Self-Reliant India
By Ameya Pratap Singh and Urvi Tembey
COVID-19 has ushered in a greater emphasis on domestic capacity building in Modi’s India.
June 04, 2020
Is China Changing Its Thinking on Data Localization?
By Xiaomeng Lu
What to make of new provincial cross-border data flow proposals.
June 03, 2020
South Korea to Reopen WTO Complaint Over Japan Trade Curbs
By Associated Press
Seoul initially opened its complaint last year at the World Trade Organization.
June 02, 2020
COVID-19: The Impact on China-Africa Debt
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Linda Calabrese.
May 28, 2020
The North Korean Economy Under Sanctions and COVID-19
By 38 North / Bradley O. Babson
Amid stalled diplomacy and a global pandemic, North Korea is signalling major adjustments in its economic policies and management practices.
May 21, 2020
In Indonesia, Will COVID-19 Trigger Another Asian Financial Crisis?
By James Guild
History may not repeat, but it does rhyme.
May 20, 2020
Will COVID-19 Bring Industrial Policy Back in Vogue?
By Stephen Olson
The pandemic has forced an overdue discussion on what we have inaccurately considered to be “free” markets and “free” trade.
May 18, 2020
Japan’s Economy Officially Enters Recession for First Time Since 2015
By Ankit Panda
The effects of COVID-19 are likely to result in further economic pain for Japan.
May 15, 2020
Taiwan Chipmaker Announces US Factory as Apple Pledges to Expand Taiwan Investment
By Nick Aspinwall
Semiconductor giant TSMC will invest $12 billion in a new Arizona chip plant, it announced Friday, while Apple will expand its Taiwan footprint.
May 08, 2020
The US, China, and the Perils of Post-COVID Decoupling
By Yan Liang
Resorting to economic nationalism is the wrong lesson to take from the pandemic.
May 07, 2020
Amid COVID-19, Asia’s White Rice Is the New Black Gold
By Bob Savic
Surging demand and slashed exports are leading to inflated prices for rice across the region.
May 05, 2020
Remittances to South and Central Asia Poised to Dive Dramatically
By Catherine Putz
South and Central Asia will see some of the largest declines in remittances in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.